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No. 856,222. PATENTED JUNE 11, 1907.
' W. CHURCH.
EXHIBITING DEVICE TO SHOW HARMONIOUS COLOR GOMBINATIONS IN ROOMS. APPLICATION FILED DBO. 20. 1906.
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No. 856,222. PATENTED JUNE 11, 1907.
. W. CHURCH. EXHIBITING DEVICE TO SHOW HARMONIOUS COLOR OOMBINATIONS IN ROOMS, v Agrmoumn rum) 1:30.20. 1906.
' citizen of the United States, residing at Chi- T cago, in.the county of Cookand State of wants to see actual exhibition combination, just what showing the harmonious combinations of the matched for wall and ceiling. Fig; 3 is a Fig. f is a view of the inside of the top "cover UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. WILLIAM CHURCH, OF CHICAGO, ILLINOIS. EXHIBITING DEVICE TO SHOW HARMONIOUS COLOR COMBMINATI'ON'S IN ROOMS.
Specification of Letters Patent.
Patented June 11., 1907. Application filed December 20, 1906. Serial No- 348,804,
To all whom it may concern.-
color cards 7. These cards Be it known that 1, WILLIAM CHURCH, a
ling, are the to be used. sition shown Illinois, have invented a certain new and use- 1 ful Exhibiting Device to Show Harmonious Color Combinationsin Rooms, of which the following is a specification. T
y invention is designed to permit. the dealer to show his prospective customer by of the various colors in his room will look By swinging them into the poiii 4 and folding the cover downupon them, you see the color cards 7 through the'openings for the ceiling 4 and side wall 5'in actual contact, precisely as they will appear in the room. I f one only desired to see asingle combina tion formed-"from the top and next adja cent color card. 7, this I tively'simple, but where one desires to pick out the'top card for the ceiling and the bottom card for the wall, it becomes a matter of some difficulty except by theuse of my improved color cards, which are cut as shown in the detail view, so as-torovide aline 8 Which shall coincide with a 'ne drawn from the point 9 at which the ceiling and side wall meet to a point; corresponding. to the outer corner. 10 where the ceiling and side Wall meet. By cutting the card in this manner, you can swing the various tion making any combination required from .the cards located at any point on the pivot.
When a firm figures on finishing a room it is customary to have washed drawings made showing the color scheme as it will appear when completed. These sketches are quite expensive, especially so if the customer three or four different color schemes. I
My invention has for its object to'provide a device, by the use of whicha variety of color schemes fora room may be exhibited,
colorsas they will room is finished. r
Y My means of accomplishing the foregoing may be more readily understood by having reference to the accompanying drawings which are hereunto annexed and are a part of this specification, in which,
Figure 1 is a view of my device showing the outer,fold orcoverlaid backdisclosing the inside. Fig. 2 is an elevationof the outside cover of my device showing the colors actually appear when the used to show various types and forms. of tile for mantles, rugs and even furniture, the whole presenting the actual colors to be. used an entire color scheme or harmonious color combination.
.regard as new, and desire to secure by Let'- ters Patent,is:
' 1. .In a device of the character described, the combination of a. folder formed of a front and rear fold, there being a representation of a room upon the outer surface of the folder, one of the side walls andv the ceiling in 'said representation being cut away, a plurality of color cards mounted upon the inside of cross section taken on the line x w in Fig. 2. the device, removed.
shown in Fig. 2'bein of one o the color Fig. 5 1s a detail view cards. I
Similar reference numerals refer to similar parts throughout the entire description.
In the drawings, my device is constructed of a top and bottom fold .l and 2. The upper or top fold 1 has printed or drawn upon its surface a room 3. This room may, of course, be varied to illustrate various rooms of a house parlor, dining-room, den, livingforth, substantially as described. room, etc. x 2.
As shown, the ceiling 4 and the side wall 5 top and bottom, there being a representation of the room iscut away in the top 1,so that of one looks through the top to-the inner orthere being ,openings in the top where the bottom side 2 upon its inner side. ceiling and one of the side walls would ap- Su'itably mounted upon a pin or pear in said representation, a plurality of or in any other convenient method 0 color .cards mounted upon the inside of the to present, when placed at right angles to each other, amitered line coinciding to a line "drawn from theinner to the outer coring and side wall meet, for the purpose set would be compar'acards into posi inthe decoration of 'the room, thus disclosing Having described. my invention, what I the said folder, the said cards "being cut so as should be prepared from the actual materials It is obvious that my lnvention may be Ioo nerof the room at the point where the ceil- 1 a room upon the outer surface of the top,
IO 5 A color exhibiting device formed with a device said cards being cut so as to present,
when placed at right angles to each other, a
mitered line coinciding to a line; drawn from the inner to the outer corner of the roornat the point where the ceiling and side wall meet, for the purpose set forth, substantially as described. I
3. A color exhibiting device formed with a top and bottom, there being a representation of a room upon the outer surface of the top,
a plurality of color cards mounted upon the inside of the said device, th'ere being open- 7 combination, for the purpose set forth, substantially as described.
v A. NELSON,
H. L.' DODSON.